As the lights of the Cyclone and Luna Park glow in the Coney Island night, 15-year-old Harry Catzker finds a surrogate family in the freaks and the low-lifes. This darkly brilliant debut novel is part noir thriller, part coming-of-age novel, and part irresistible chronicle of 1930s Coney Island.
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ConeyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this first novel, Ducovny (educator, father of actor David Duchovny, and author of ten books of nonfiction) portrays three groups living in 1930s Coney Island: immigrant Polish Jews fleeing ... Read full review
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I actually tried and failed twice to read this one. I'm not sure why I couldn't finish it; it looked like it would be so great. I think the characters were really interesting, I guess the story just didn't go anywhere for me. Read full review